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The Parallel Bible. The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments translated out of the Original Tongues: being the Authorised Version arranged in parallel columns with the Revised Version (Oxford University Press, 1885). Micah.
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1 Woe is me! for I am as † when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grapegleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the firstripe fruit.
3 ¶ That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth † his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.
4 The best of them is as a brier: the most upright is sharper than a thorn hedge: the day of thy watchmen and thy visitation cometh; now shall be their perplexity.
5 ¶ Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.
6 For * the son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter in law against her mother in law; a man’s enemies are the men of his own house.
7 Therefore I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.
8 ¶ Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lordshall be a light unto me.
9 I will bear the indignation of the Lord, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.
10∥ Then she that is mine enemy shall see it, and shame shall cover her which said unto me, * Where is the Lord thy God? mine eyes shall behold her: now † shall she be trodden down as the mire of the streets.
11In the day that thy * walls are to be built, in that day shall the decree be far removed.
12In that day also he shall come even to thee from Assyria, ∥ and from the fortified cities, and from the fortress even to the river, and from sea to sea, and from mountain to mountain.
13∥ Notwithstanding the land shall be desolate because of them that dwell therein, for the fruit of their doings.
14 ¶ ∥ Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thine heritage, which dwell solitarily in the wood, in the midst of Carmel: let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.
15 According to the days of thy coming out of the land of Egypt will I shew unto him marvellous things.
16 ¶ The nations shall see and be confounded at all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.
18 Who is a God like unto thee, that * pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.
19 He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.
20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
[† ] Heb. the gatherings of summer.
[* ] Ps. 12. 1. Is. 57. 1.
[∥ ] Or, godly. or, merciful.
[† ] Heb. the mischief of his soul.
[* ] Matt. 10 21, 35, 36. Luke 21. 16.
[∥ ] Or, And thou wilt see her that is mine enemy, and cover her with shame.
[* ] Ps. 79. 10. & 115. 2. Joel 2. 17.
[† ] Heb. she shall be for a treading down.
[* ] Amos 9. 11, &c.
[∥ ] Or, even to.
[∥ ] Or, After that it hath been.
[∥ ] Or, Rule.
[* ] Ps. 72. 9.
[∥ ] Or, creeping things.
[* ] Ex. 34. 6, 7.